United Nations peacekeepers in Ivory Coast enticed underage girls in a poor part of the West African nation to exchange sex for food, according to a United States Embassy cable released by WikiLeaks. (...) Parents were encouraging their daughters to sleep with the peacekeepers so they would provide for them, according to the cable. →
Laura Burke, Cable: UN peacekeepers traded food for sex, for The Denver Post, September 2011. Via.
this is so so common with un workers. like, nearly every where i have gone where there is a significant un presence, there is trading basic goods for sex. and people ask me why i never want to work for the un. srsly.